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speaker, john boehner, and doesn't have a political job? hillary clinton, that's who. released the poll in which the former secretary of state was voted the most popular national political figure. clinton's favorable rating beat the president by ten points. the telephone poll began last week and ended monday, just as clinton was leaving her job. >> 50 years ago, tomorrow, robert f. kennedy set out on a remarkable walk along the cno canal toe path. that says a lot about his sheer force of will and how much the country lost when >>> 50 years ago tomorrow, robert f. kennedy set off on a remarkable walk. 50 miles from d.c. to harper's ferry, west virginia, and he did it in dress shoes. bruce leshan reports that tomorrow at 4:00 a.m., starting at great falls tavern, another group of hikers plans to do it all over again, but in better shoes. >> oh heaven's yes, yeah. oh boy. >> 50 years later, the memory of bobby kennedy's unclenchable spirit, brings tears to a man who walked with him. >> he lost a lot. >> a country is as strong as its citizens. >> it started as a dare from his brother,
that reveal that nixon was corresponding with president bill clinton. jan crawford is here with the story. good morning. >> good morning, norah, good morning, j.b. they have released these incredible documents and it shows a surprisingly warm relationship between presidents nixon and clinton. the correspondence includes a handwritten letter congratulating him on a tough primary and election. that letter was the beginning of an unlikely union between the former republican and the democrat. they say politics make strange bedfellows. that was the case in 1992 when he sent a hand-written note to president clinton. the strongest steel must pass through the hottest fire. in enduring that ordeal, you have demonstrate thad you have the character to lead. >> it's a very fascinating letter because he's opening up the door to a new incoming president that i'm on your side, that i'm impressed by you, that you have the moxie, you have the steel to be president, and i'm here. and that started the beginning of a great friendship between clinton and nixon. >> reporter: presidential historical douglas bri
. >>> a changing of the guard of sorts at the state department. this was hillary clinton's last day as secretary of state. hundreds of her colleagues stood in the hallways as she gave her good-bye speech. president obama says he thinks clinton will go down as one of the finest secretaries of state ever. former senator john kerry took over the post after taking the oath of office in a private ceremony. >>> the jury which found a former culpeper police officer guilty of manslaughter recommended a sentence today and he's looking at spending the next three years behind bars. >> reporter: i'm peggy fox in culpeper where a jury decided that a former police officer will spend the next 36 months behind bars. the jury did not find harmon- wright acted with malice when he shot and killed patricia cook who was trespassing sitting in her jeep in a school parking lot. he says she clamped her windows shut on his fingers and started driving away when he opened fire. >> he still feels he did the job he was hired to do and there was nothing else he could have done. so he feels victimized. >> reporter: the jury
on the job secretary of state hillary clinton speaking briefly on that attack in turkey. clinton says she's told the u.s. ambassador to turkey how much she values the team's service. the senate approved john kerry to take over her job earlier this week. >>> the dow closed over 14,000 today, the first time since want 7, all that despite the new un-- 2007, all that despite the new unemployment numbers which inched up a bit to 7.9%. one economist says it does make a psychological difference for smaller investors. >>> this morning's snow quickly giving way to sunshine and a whole lot of wind. topper shuttoins us now from the weather center. what's the rest of the night shaping up like? will this wind calm down? you better bundle up. the winds are going to diawara down, but the bad news -- to to die down. we're looking at temperatures downtown, 25. the high was 36 today, temps have done nothing but fall. dew point is 1 which means your indoor relative humidity 6 or 7%. look at the temps, 21 in rockville, 22 bethesda, arlington, 27 in springfield, 24 in college park. factor in the winds we've g
for hillary clinton coming up. >> and how far would you go to quiet down a screaming child on your flight? up next we'll tell you what one man did that caused him to lose his job. you're watching wusa9. >>> so what would you do to quiet down a crying child on board your flight? well, the parents of this 19- month-old boy say the passenger sitting next to them used a racial slur when asking them to quiet him down as their flight landed in atlanta. then joe hundley allegedly reached over and slapped the child hitting him below his eye causing him to bleed and cry even louder. >> i could not believe that he would say something like that and to a baby or about a baby and then to hit him was just -- i felt like i was in another world. i was shaking. >> hundley lost his job as an aerospace and defense executive in idaho over these allegations. his attorney says he will plead not guilty to the charges of simple assault. >>> next tonight on wusa9 new information on hillary's next chapter, what the secretary of state has decided about her future. >> reporter: i'm scott broom in good council high scho
in as secretary of state. that means for the first time in more than three decades hillary clinton is waking up as a private citizen. "newsweek" has dubbed her as the most powerful woman in american history. margaret brennan takes a look at her legacy. >> one more time the 52nd secretary of state of the united states of america hillary rodham clinton. >> reporter: hillary clinton gave a heartfelt good-bye to thousands of employees. >> i leave this department confident, confident about the direction we have set. >> reporter: she's not a typical secretary of state saying good-bye. >> the first trip i took with her, it was like traveling with madonna. >> reporter: at times clinton's celebrity has overshadowed her diplomacy. >> she's elevated the role of development, elevated the role of social media and all sorts of new ways to reach people ways of engaging youth, women, entrepreneurs. >> reporter: those tools are what clinton calls smart power rngs finding ways to connect with people so they influence their government. she says her extensive travel to 112 countries hel
, but that may not be good enough, especially if he has eyes on the white house. according to president clinton's former doctor, she has a warning. that's ahead on (woman) 3 days of walking to give a breast cancer survivor a lifetime-- that's definitely a fair trade. it was such a beautiful experience. (jessica lee) ♪ and it's beautiful (woman) why walk 60 miles in the boldest breast cancer event in history? because your efforts help komen serve millions of women and men facing breast cancer every year. visit to register or to request more information today. it was 3 days of pure joy. ♪ and it's beautiful >>> scientists, ladies and gentlemen, have found england's king henry iii under a parking lot. yeah, isn't that amazing? unfortunately they couldn't find his ticket, and he'll be charging the day rate. >> and that would be expensive. >>> welcome back to "cbs this morning." when new jersey governor chris christie sat down with david letterman monday night, he said it was okay to laugh about his weight but in a news conference yesterday, christie admitted it was not a joke. >> ja
. >> hilly clinton -- hillary clinton is in the final hours as secretary of state. she'll have a meeting this morning and say goodbye to her staff. her replacement massachusetts senator john kerry will be sworn in as the nation's new top diplomat. as for a new defense secretary, members of the senate armed services committee grilled nominee chuck hagel yesterday. hagel apologized for past controversial statements and defended his record of votes as a senator. if the senate did confirm hagel's nomination next week, wee become the first enlisted man and vietnam veteran to lead the pentagon. >>> frustrating commute home from work yesterday. they got stuck and after getting no instructions from metro, they took matters into their own hands. dozens of commuters wound up abandoning their green line trains and walking to their destinations last night. metro's general manager is apologizing properly policing -- apologizing promising some improvements. delia goncalves has more. >> reporter: good morning. it certainly was a big mess and it was a cold night for it. we talked to the manager at starb
triumph to lose power. that story is coming up. >> plus, we're getting some hint abouts hillary clinton's plans for at least her >>> welcome back. grab the rain gear. it will be right in the middle of date when we're dealing with those rain showers moving in. in western maryland you may have a brief period of snow, sleet, freezing rain for a few hours this morning. we're looking at temperatures mountain mid-40s with rain showers around during the middle of the day. we vup ups a -- we have ups and downs in the seven-day. >>> no issues to report on the beltway here in prince george's county at route 1 as you cross over into the montgomery county, you're still going to be in good shape into silver spring, bethesda, 270 and beyond to the american legion bridge. back to you guys. >>> here's what's making news now at 5:10 this morning. sources tell cbs news that the sandy hook elementary school shooter may have been hoping to exceed the casualties inflict the by another mass killer. ten-year-old adam lanza compared himself to anders breivik, the norwegian man who killed 77 people in july 2011
.s. embassies, of course, are run by the state department and this attack came on hillary clinton's last day as secretary of state. (cheers and applause) staff members filled the f?partment's lobby to say farewell. clinton has not talked about her future plans but as she left some shouted "2016" the next year we will elect a president. john kerry was sworn in as her successor in a private ceremony. ed koch, the poor kid from the bronx who grew up to be mayor of new york, died today. >> how am i doing? how am i doing? thank you. >> reporter: from 1978 to 1989 koch was the public face and brash voice of america's largest city. >> i talk like a new yorker, i walk like a new yorker, and i think like a new yorker. and i eat like a new yorker. (laughter). >> reporter: koch inherited a city in crisis, but he turned its finances around and lifted its spirits. >> what a great city. >> reporter: koch never minced words. he called his critics whackos but after 12 years many new yorkers tired of his abrasive style and he lost his bid for a fourth term. ed koch was 88. he always liked to have the last wo
chiefs chairman, or with secretary of state clinton. we also understand that on that night, the state department, or the government, chartered an airplane in tripoli, and flew some security agents in to benghazi. but it's my understanding, they were heldum at the airport. tell us what you found out about that. >> well, there's a six-person rescue team left tripoli to reinforce the annex in benghazi. they left at 1:30-- excuse me, they aride at 1:30 in the morning libyan time. it was not until 5:00 that they could get to the annex. they were held up for three and a half hours at the airport, had problems with the militias releasing them and a lot of bureaucratic is that fuse. here's my question-- did the president ever pick up the phone and call the libyan government and say, "let though people out of the airport. they need to get to the annex to protect our people under siege?" did the president at any time during the eight-hour attack pick up the phone and call anybody in libya to get help for these folks? secretary clinton said she was screaming on the phone at libyan officials. the
. and former president bill clinton is scheduled to speak on friday. >>> a popular georgetown food shop closed up tonight after a complaint. the department of health says it found rats, roaches and mice infestation at dean and deluca. and we spoke with the store employee, and he wouldn't commit. investigative reporter russ ptacek is digging for more details, and he'll bring them to you tomorrow at 11:00 along with the rest of the week's food alerts and closures. >>> there are reports tonight about a merger deal between american airlines and us airways. it's expected to be announced sometime next week. the final sticking point in the deal is how much of the combined company would be owned by u.s. airways shareholders and how much would be owned by american company creditors. u.s. airways is the largest carrier at reagan national. >>> lance armstrong has until february 20th to decide whether he's going to cooperate with the u.s. doping agency. that's if he wants his lifetime ban from sports reduced. now, the usada had given him until today to figure things out, but reportedly he's in talks with
changes in the obama administration today. it's the last day for hillary clinton as secretary of state. she's meeting with president obama at the white house. later today she'll say goodbye to her staff. then her replacement, massachusetts senator john kerry will be sworn in. >>> in a letter to d.c. mayor vincent gray, natwar gandhi says he's retiring. he served as the c.e.o. folts past 15 years -- for the past 15 years. he plans to retire on june 1. >>> a judge has denied a motion for a mistrial in the case against a former culpeper cop daniel harmon-wright. the jury used a dictionary to look up the meaning of malice. the jurors convicted the officer on tuesday for the february 2012 shooting death of patricia ann cook. >>> one of new york city's most colorful mayors ed koch has died. we learned this morning that koch died of congestive heart failure. current mayor michael bloomberg called him, quote, annual irrepressible icon, our most charismatic cheerleader and champion. he helped rescue new york from near financial ruin during his three terms in office. ed koch was >>> start your e
. president clinton will speak on behalf of president obama. mayor bloomberg will deliver the eulogy. the former city mayor died on friday at the age of 88. >>> coming up next, howard and the forecast. >> jc, it's a chilly start to the weekend. a little snow is on the way. i want to show you the satellite and radar. you can see in ohio we've got a little bit of snow approaching pennsylvania. and our clouds starting to thicken up. i'll have the forecast for you, details on the snow chances and the rest of the >>> in new orleans while ravens and 49ers fans paid attention to the game, tens of millions of others stayed glued to their seats just for the commercials. those ads caused companies -- cost companies $4 million for 30 seconds of air time. and today we have a better idea of which commercials were worth that money. wusa9 reporter debra alfarone got the results of the "u.s.a. today" ad meters. >> reporter: forget the battle of the super bowl, it's the battle ever the super model. now that i've got your attention, do you know which 2013 super bowl commercial ended up on top? there's
's prime minister says this is the work of a domestic group. >>> hillary clinton spoke to the staff on turkey as final day of secretary of state. she was briefed by the bombing and then spoke by phone of leaders of turkey. later, she gave a farewell address and then off to the white house for a farewell meeting with obama. >>> john carey was then sworn in as the -- john kerry was then worn in as the new secretary of state. it was a private secretary with his wife, daughter and brother looking on. >>> the secret service is going to need a new bar. murk sullivan is retiring -- mark sullivan is retiring this month. the secret service came under fire last year when some agents were involved in a prostitution scandal in columbia. at the time, president obama said he had confidence in sullivan's leadership. >>> new tonight at 11:00, a warning for all you twitter users. you may have been hacked. twitter says some 250,000 accounts have been compromised. now, we're talking everything from your e-mail address and password. if you are affected, you should be getting an e-mail from twitter. >>>
further notice. on her last day as secretary of state, hillary clinton said she spoke with the u.s. team in turkey. >> i told them how much we valued their commitment and their sacrifice. >> reporter: the blast also seriously injured a turkish journalist waiting to get into the embassy. the u.s. ambassador to turkey visited her in the hospital and praised the guard who lost his life. >> i paid my respects to the family of the turkish hero. >> reporter: the u.s. embassy in angora is a heavily protected building near several other embassies and just a few blocks from the turkish parliament. tara mergener, washington. >> in fact, state department officials said the attack could have been worse if not for upgrades that created an external perimeter around the itself. hillary clinton made her comments the last day before leaving foggy bottom and told the assembled staff she's proud of the work they accomplished together. her success or john kerry was scheduled to take the oath of office in a private ceremony later in the day. >>> the two head coaches of the super bowl held a joint news conf
hillary clinton brought a lot of letters accusing us of being too easy on them. "the lack of tough questions and really any question of substance was a missed opportunity." but then there was this about our questions for secretary clinton. "did you want to make her look bad? why so much time and emphasis on the negative?" i'm steve kroft. we'll be back next week with another edition of "60 minutes." captioning funded by cbs, and ford-- built for the road ahead. [ male announcer ] in blind taste tests, even ragu users chose prego. prego?! but i've been buying ragu for years. [ thinking ] i wonder what other questionable choices i've made? [ club scene music ] [ sigh of relief ] [ male announcer ] choose taste. choose prego. with lively colombian. it's a morning breeze smooth as black silk. with folgers gourmet selections k-cup packs you can turn any day gourmet. new roasts, a new look... available where you buy groceries. . progressive claims. this is flo. i need you. i feel so alone. but you're not alone. i knew you'd come. like i could stay away. you know i can't do this without y
about his predecessor, hillary clinton, saying he had big heels to fill. >>> public records indicate superdome officials were worried about a possible blackout months before the super bowl. officials still aren't sure what caused the 34-minute blackout. according to the "new orleans times picayune," they're looking at equipment that controls the flow of electricity from the power company to the stadium. now it was part of a recent multimillion dollar upgrade. armen ketayan was there. >> reporter: the root cause remains under investigation. the superdome executive doug thornton said it was a shutdown to one of the main lines powering the dome. >> all we know is we had an interruption in service. >> reporter: he said power to the company was fed into a substation which split the electrical feed into two lines running power to the stadium. it was the main a line, he said, that went dark without warning. >> sensed abnormalities in their substation. and it -- it shunted the power to the superdome. >> reporter: it happened some 90 seconds into the third quarter, and we were in the nfl comm
the medal of honor to staff sergeant clinton romesha. in 2009 with forces under taliban attack, a wounded romesha ducked enemy fire to rescue other wounded soldiers and recover bodies. david martin spoke to romesha about the battle. >> reporter: you have to see come bout outpost keeping to realize how indefensible it was from an attack from these taliban fighters. just 52 american soldiers were down there, plus staff sergeant cliff romesha. >> we were taking everything from very precise sniper fire, automatic weapon fire marxshine gun positions. we were taking mortar and indirect fire, r.p.g. fire. >> reporter: where was it coming from? >> all 360 degrees around us. from every high point. >> reporter: were you taking casualties? >> we had taken casualties in the first barrage of fire that came in and then continued to take them throughout the remainder of the fire fight. >> reporter: a recreation of the battle shows romesha was everywhere that day-- running across open ground to reinforce one weak point after another. >> at one point i witnessed three enemy fighters just walk straight thr
hillary clinton, and former cia director david petraeus all advised the president to ship weapons to the rebels. the president said he decide against it out of concern that the arms would find their way to terrorists. a fischerman caught a great white shark and then his troubles really began. that's just ahead.en a food seal defense it helps ce for a clean mouth and kills bacteria for fresh breath. ♪ fixodent, and forget it. and it gave me my custom number. my arches needed more support until i got my number at the free dr. scholl's foot mapping center. i'm a believer! and you will be too! learn where to find your number at and it feels like your lifeate revolves around your symptoms, ask your gastroenterologist about humira adalimumab. humira has been proven to work for adults who have tried other medications but still experience the symptoms of moderate to severe crohn's disease. in clinical studies, the majority of patients on humira saw significant symptom relief, and many achieved remission. humira can lower your ability to fight infections, including tubercu
to be confirmed next week despite opposition from some of his former colleagues. >>> today is hillary clinton's last day of secretary of state. she'll be meeting at the white house and say goodbye to her staff before she leaves. john kerry will be sworn in as the new secretary of state in a private ceremony coming up this afternoon. >>> the government will now be able to borrow hundreds of billions of dollars more to pay the nation's bill. the senate passed the bill to raise the debt ceiling. without it, the government would have to default on obligations as soon as mid- february. >>> one of d.c.'s area neighborhood advisory commissioners wants to limit the sale of ski masks. >> this comes after several people were robbed by gunmen wearing ski masks. gary nurenberg has the story. >> reporter: a prince george's county armed robbery. can't see the guys because of the ski masks. a 7-eleven robbery, three guys, can't see any of their faces because of the ski masks. d.c.'s fourth police district. look at the list serve and you see? >> a number of reports that people are assaulted with folks with s
as clinton, but to go north and west, that's the only place it really stuck. even there, temperatures are still 34 in leesburg and 32 in hagerstown. that said, those areas will get colder tonight so some slick spots are possible well north and west. 5:00, 30 and 38. but at 7:00, 28 and 6:00 just kind of cool, 323 to 40. we are tracking arctic air for the weekend and a chance for more snow. >> thank you, top. >>> we've got breaking news. police are investigating a suspicious death. >> a man was found inside his home in the 2700 block holly street. ken molestina is on the scene what. do you know so far? >> reporter: derek and lesli, police are being tight lipped about the investigation on this deadly find. we do know the victim is a 90- year-old man. let me move out of the way and show you, this is holly street. police have the entire section blocked off. you can see down there, that's the csi truck. they've been out here for hours directly in front of the house. police have been out here since about 7:00. now, according to police, a family member what came it to the house called them f
. and in fact letter we sent to capitol hill earlier this week said that secretary of state clinton called the libyan-- >> schieffer: we know that. >>eeo behalf of the president and we carried out a very robust reaction to the situation on behalf of the-- >> schieffer: were you aware of what was happening? >> throughout the night. not only were we briefing him, we were convene the united states government, the deputy's committee and the national security council and i will we worked it throughout the night. the secretary of defense, the chairman of the joint chiefs worked this throughout the night. here's the important thing, bob. we did everything we could that night-- which, by the way, was borne out by the review board. they said the washington-based effort was a good effort that did everything it it possible could have. but the question from the president now is mao-- what have we condition to make sure this does not happen again? and he demanded of us his team, be that at the state department, be that at the white house or the pentagon ear the intelligence community to make sure this
. >> reporter: all of this is hardly new except when serious policy matters are at stake as when hillary clinton took on health care. >> health care reform must be achieved for the good of our country. >> reporter: first ladies are generally liked more than their husbands. michele obama, for example, is about as popular as laura bush. still, the headlines swirling around mrs. obama have ruffled some conservative critics who in the past have groused about her trips to europe and expensive clothing and suggest even now she's trying to distract voters from her husband's political struggles. her award show appearance has only inflamed such talk. a "washington post" blog, quote, it makes both the president and the first lady seem small and grasping. it was just downright weird. >> i hope you all get some rest after last night. we had a good time. >> reporter: but an awful lot of her fans are giving her oscar debut two thumbs up. tomorrow foreman, cnn, washington. >>> good morning. thank you for watching wusa9 at 5:00 a.m. i'm andrea roane. >>> happy tuesday. we're glad you're here. it's not so bad no
or respiratory diseases, go after the -virility argument. >> former president bill clinton paying tribute to former mayor ed koch yesterday. he died at age 88. welcome back. >> i think it's a good sign when people can go to your funeral and leave feeling good that they knew you. i do. where you leave and it's a celebration of your life. >> bill clinton's a good person to pay tribute. >> some said if only the mayor had been there because it was quite a celebration. >> i heard it, too. >>> new research into vitamins, minerals, and sheshs raising safety concerns -- heshs are raising safety concerns. supplements are a $30 billion with a b industry. more than 50% of americans take them. good morning, dr. phillips. what specific supplement are we talking about? >> today we're talking about calcium. this isn't the first time some concerns have been raise good calcium supplementation. this is a big study. 400,000 people. it found that men who take 1,000 milligrams of calcium supplementation a day are at a 20% increased risk of heart disease deaths compared to men who don't take any calcium. now t
every one of president clinton's. so it's been ten years since we've had gun control talked about in a state of the union address. things have changed now that the president is reelected and less scared of the n.r.a. and so i'm told by advisors he will talk about not only universal background checks but also an assault weapons ban which has virtually no chance of passing congress. >> pelley: when you think about these budget cuts to the federal government that take effect in about two weeks, we're expecting the house sergeant at arms, paul irving, to come in. and there's paul irving now. he will be announcing the president. let's listen in. >> mr. speaker, the president of the united states. (cheers and applause) >> schieffer: (laughs) now the first of the standing ovations. here it goes. and you know, scott, these people, these members of congress that are along the aisle there, they have been there literally for four, six, seven hours to get those places because they want to be seen on television. i mean, there's no other reason for this when the president comes down the aisle a
condolences will be coming out soon. >>> today is hillary clinton's last day as secretary of state. she will have a meeting at the white house and say goodbye to her staff at the state department before she packs up and leaves. john kerry will be sworn in as the new secretary of state this afternoon in a private ceremony at the state department. >>> hundreds of riders were stuck on the green line on wednesday. we're going to get some answers from metro this morning. delia goncalves is going to have more for you when we return. keep it here. >>> 6:29. good morning. if you're just waking up this friday, this is the place you can always get your weather first and we have plenty of it for february 1, 2013. a live picture from shady grove and rockville park. you can see plenty of big flakes coming down. >> getting messy out there. >>> good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm mike hydeck. >>> i'm jessica doyle. andrea roane is on assignment in new orleans. howard bernstein is watching the messy stuff on the roads and the skies. he's on the weather terrace with the forecast. >> it's like a sno
clinton. the white house had doubts about which rebels could be trusted with the arms. those details came to light during the senate hearing on libya. they had tough questions for panetta. he related he and president obama spoke once during the eight-hour benghazi attack that left four americans dead. it also explained why war plains weren't sent. nancy cordes is on capitol hill. nancy, good morning. >> good morning, norah. panetta says the reason planes were not sent is because it came in two waves. after the first wave ended, they all thought it was over. plus, he said, there wasn't enough actionable intelligence on the ground to act. >> you can't just willy nilly send f-16s there and blow up the place without knowing what's taking place. >> they said they were aware in the months before the attack, u.s. ambassador chris stevens was worried about safety in libya. >> we never received a request to do, so number one snopa any ta argued that benghazi was just one of many u.s. outposts receiving threats. >> u.s. military has neither the resources nor the responsibility to have a firehouse n
off duty. back in 2011 thomas was at a convenience store in clinton when a gunman got into a fight with another man. thomas identified himself as a police officer and ordered the suspect to drop the gun, but the man refused and turned toward thomas. that is when the officer opened fire and killed the suspect. today's ceremony was held in the pentagon's hall of heroes. >>> coming up senator marco rubio explains why he had to reach so far for that drink of water during last night's republican response to the state of the union. >> reporter: could moms and dads across the country suddenly be able to find good free preschool? i'm bruce leshan, this story coming up. >> reporter: i'm danielle nottingham at the vatican. coming up thousands of followers packed st. peter's >>> catholics packed st. peter's basilica in vatican city today and stood outside to watch the pope celebrate ash wednesday mass. >> they wanted one final glimpse of the holy father before he retires. danielle nottingham has the story from the vatican. >> reporter: thousands of faithful gave pope benedict xvi a long ov
said he has big heels to fill referring to his two predecessors, hillary clinton and condoleezza rice. >>> three high schoolboys charged with child pornography were back in class today at west springfield high school and some students and parents are not happy about that. peggy fox joins us live from west springfield high. i understand this was a story that's difficult for you on a personal level. >> reporter: yes. west springfield high school is my alma mater and whenever you're connected to a school and something like this happens, it's very disturbing on a personal level. three teenage boys, two 16-year- olds and a 15-year-old, all sophomores, are charged with child pornography accused of making sex tapes of underage girls and then sharing that video. a short time ago we spoke to two girls who know these boys and they had just talked to them and came over to us seeking us out to speak out for the boys. >> they really regret it and they're really sorry about it, but they've also like -- i feel like it's been blown up a little bit. >> reporter: the three boys are 10th graders. two
. bill clinton will be speaking at the funeral of ed koch today on behalf of president obama. mayor bloomberg will deliver the eulogy for the funeral. the mayor passed away february 1. he was 88. >>> president obama says the boy scouts should be open to all boys, including those who are gay. in an exclusive interview with cbs news sunday, the president praised scouting as an organization that offers opportunities. he says no one should be excluded. >> the scouts are a great institution that are promoting young people and exposing them to opportunities and leadership that will serve people for the rest of their lives. i think nobody should be barred for that. >> the boy scouts of america will meet next week to discuss whether to change its national policy banning gays from scouting. mr. obama is honorary president of the boy scouts. >> coming up on 6:15, howard bernstein alongside. we had conversational snow for the seventh out of the eighth day. is it cold enough for the ski slopes? >> i talked to my friends at wisp. the skiing was really g. they're making a lot of snow. they're goi
to retired staff sergeant clinton for his courageous actions during a battle in afghanistan in 2009. tuesday mr. obama delivers the state of the union address to a joint session of congress. senator marco rubio of florida will have the republican response. on wednesday, the 48th academy of country music nominations will be announced. thursday, of course, saint valentine's day. on friday a big asteroid 150 feet wide called 2012da14 is expected to pass some 17,000 miles from earth. they're close as asteroids go but they say there's no chance of a collision. on saturday, north korea marks the birthday of its late dictator king jong il who died in december of 2011. earlier martha teichner looked at the public policy debate over the u.s. military's use of drones. for a look at the drones themselves, what they can do and what they may be able to do some day we turn to our national security correspondent david martin. >> reporter: richard phillips captain of the container ship was more than a little grateful when seal team 6 rescued him from somali pirates. he could have also thanked a little known
navy admiral who served as clinton's physician. >> i'm a republican. i like chris christie a lot. i worry about him and want him to loseweight. i worry about the man dieing in office. >> my children saw that. and she said i'm afraid he's going to die in office. my 12-year-old son comes to me and says, dad, are you going to die? if she wants to come to new jersey and give an examination of me, i'll have a conversation with her, until then, she should shut up. >> i understand he called you today. can you state what you talked about? >> out of deference to him i'm not going to comment on that but i can only share with you that that phone conversation when i think of it, the words gracious and appreciative do not come to mind. >> reporter: christie says he cares about his health and always has a plan to trim down. >> in terms of people in the state, being concerned about whether or not it prevents me from being able to do my job effectively, i think they've seen the results of that. >> reporter: for "cbs this morning," elaine quijano. >> sa sew what do we think about this? >> i think th
clinton romesha. he prevented a u.s. outpost in afghanistan from being overrun by taliban fighters in 2009 after being hit by shrapnel from a rocket-propelled grenade. >> "we weren't going to be beat that day," clint said. "we were not going to back down in the face of diversity like that. we were just gone -- just going to win, that simple." god bless you, clint romesha, and all of your team. god bless all who serve and god bless the united states of america. [ applause ] >> eight american servicemen died in that fire-fight. one of the most intense in the afghan war. in a lighter moment before the ceremony, romesha's 1-year-old son, that would be colin, stole some hearts. he jumped on stage and played peek-a-boo behind the president's podium before being escorted off to his mother's arms. >> by a marine. >> you go take him, mom. not many people can say they played peek-a-boo at the white house behind the president's podium. >> adorable >>> look up in the sky. it's not a bird. it's not even a plane. >> reporter: had can carry 66 tons yet is lighter than air? you're looking at it. find out
running on the presidential ticket with hillary clinton in 2016. the first lady said she was interested in another job, hosting for "the tonight show" when jay leno retires. she's quick. >> she is quick. >>> here's stacy-ann gooden with a look at the weather. good morning. >> good morning. we're looking at pretty active conditions out west. i know it doesn't look like that, but we want to point your attention to what's going on out across the northeast. this system has been dumping heavy rainfall across much of the gulf states and trekking up the east coast. what that means is more rain for the metro area more snow and ice further north and west of new york city. you can kind of see it highlighted in blue. as these two storm systems merge together, we could be talking about a repeat of a couple of weeks ago, but we're looking at 4 to 7 inches across maine. it's something we're going to keep an eye on. travel very difficult. that's a look at your national forecast. here's a closer look at the weather for your weekend. rebecca, thoemt, back to you. >> stacy-ann, thank
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